TAKEDOWN is a thinking-person’s shooter; brutal, hardcore and deadly - like the real thing. Not for the faint hearted, Takedown requires you to bring your 'A' game - FPS fans looking for an ultra hardcore experience only need apply!
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Mixed (26 reviews) - 46% of the 26 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mostly Negative (5,236 reviews) - 36% of the 5,236 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Feb 10, 2014

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About This Game

TAKEDOWN is a thinking-person’s shooter; brutal, hardcore and deadly - like the real thing. Not for the faint hearted, Takedown requires you to bring your 'A' game - FPS fans looking for an ultra hardcore experience only need apply!

The player that takes things slow, aims carefully, and plans their moves right will overcome the player who runs in with guns blazing. Close-quarters battle brings the fight inside, as you would see SWAT teams or SOF units taking down small numbers of dangerous adversaries. Non-linear environments allow for multiple routes and tactics and add replayability.

In recent years, shooters have become homogenized. There used to be a wide range of different games to choose, from run-and-gun action titles to slow-paced tactical shooters focusing on strategy and tactics, but now most shooters follow the same model of big set pieces, regenerating health, linear levels, and “cinematic experiences.” The realistic tactical shooters with in-depth planning have almost entirely disappeared in recent years.

This game focuses on realistic weapons modeling, squad based play, in a close-quarters battle setting. To succeed in this game you need to take things slow, study your environment, and execute flawlessly. If you get shot, there are consequences. You won’t be hiding behind a wall waiting for your health to regenerate. If a team member goes down, you will have to assess the situation and reallocate team members if necessary to complete the mission. Don’t expect all of the tools and plans to be forced fed to you – it is up to the player to ensure their team is equipped and ready for the tasks at hand. With features such as realistic bullet penetration, accuracy, and recoil, choosing the proper weapons, ammunition, armor, and gear for the mission is up to you, so choose carefully.

Gameplay modes include single player, co-op, and competitive multiplayer. If you are a fan of old school shooters where thinking meant more than running and gunning or perks, or if you are just looking for something different in your shooter games experience, this is the game for you.

Key Features:

  • Fight Smart in Deadly, Close Quarters Combat – Players must think and move tactically, stay alert, watch, listen and choose wisely while setting up their squad for the perfect shot.
  • Tackle Engagements That Are Different Every Time – Nonlinear maps allow for multiple tactics and approaches to both attack and defense. Gamers must choose their gear to best execute strategy.
  • Out Think The Enemy – Gamers need to work closely and communicate well with their team to not only attack the enemy but to coordinate to secure multiple objectives.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP3 (32-bit only)
    • Processor: 2GHz or better CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: A graphics card with Shader Model 3.0 support
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core2Extreme Quad Core Processor - Q6800 - 2.93 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8800 (768 MB GDDR3)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
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Mixed (26 reviews)
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unspooky
2.5 hrs
Posted: September 21
This game gave me a boner. GG EZ
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Tastey Wabbits
6.4 hrs
Pre-Release Review
Posted: September 20
Terrible on all aspects.
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MichaelPlaysGames 29
9.5 hrs
Posted: September 16
I realist now you have to be fast and quiet because if you dont youll die like real life.And also STFU about the game being hard you practice and you complete the level like i did (biolabs) is easy not to run around then staying quiet.And use the buttons J for ROE and H to make them go or stay.I use the buttons alot so my whole team didn`ts die.
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tappaja keksi
0.7 hrs
Posted: September 12
The bots are op ._.
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FormerlyIKB
0.3 hrs
Posted: September 11
Yeah, it really lacks something - I'm not exactly sure what it is but there is something about it which feels like you are literally clicking a mouse and watching pixels on a screen, there is no immersion whatsoever and it just feels so... slow and simple.

And WTF is there a 36fps frame limit - I mean I have a beast gaming laptop but this game just refuses to go above 36 and drops to 30 for no reason

If this game had the mechanics of CSGO then it would be a great game, but sadly it doesn't.

3/10 - Not worth the money
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Monkeyman
13.7 hrs
Posted: September 10
Stay way go buy Swat 4 Or Rainbow Six
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Mr. Cheeks
0.2 hrs
Posted: September 10
Installed the game, ran first time setup, during first time setup, took a dump, came back to main menu, adjusted graphics settings, played for ten minmutes.... all in all, taking the dump was the most entertain part of this process...
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Cpl.Tommy Sorta
4.8 hrs
Posted: September 9
Dark soul 'FPS Version'
Too realistic as FK
10/0
IGN 'I could delete this ♥♥♥♥ out of my computer'
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
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987 of 1,069 people (92%) found this review helpful
1,054 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 30, 2015
10% skill
20% luck
15% concentrated power of will
50% rage
5% pain
& 0% reason to purchase this game..
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653 of 713 people (92%) found this review helpful
133 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 13, 2014
"Meet the game that brings back the tactical FPS shooter"...

When in development this game promised to bring back the tactical shooter. It brought it back but not in a good way. There are so many problems with this game. It is a buggy mess. Gameplay is: Peak around corner, shoot dumb enemy. Move to next room. Peak around another corner, shoot enemy. Move to next room, peak around corner and get shot. Take control of team mate. Move to next room, crash due to game ruining bug... Haha fun isn't it?

Good stuff:
-Made me excited when seeing for first time.

Bad stuff:
-Made me cry when playing for the first time.
-Customisation doesn't work.
-Bad A.I.
-Glitchy mess.
-Boring.
-Overpriced (devs should pay you to play).
-Doesn't work.
- I could go on for an hour about how bad this is. -

2/10
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1,403 of 1,600 people (88%) found this review helpful
1,401 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
89.4 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: November 4, 2014
Says I've played for 89 hours because it wouldn't close.
9.5/10

- IGN
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2,078 of 2,400 people (87%) found this review helpful
1,995 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
5.2 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: November 13, 2014
I got this game as a gift and have since stopped speaking to the person who sent it to me.
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605 of 692 people (87%) found this review helpful
672 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 10, 2014
I got this game for free and I still feel like I deserve a refund.
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420 of 471 people (89%) found this review helpful
292 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 19, 2015
It was a dark stormy night... I had nothing going on but Twitch Streamers and Snicker candy bars. It was a peaceful night until I see the message. "You have 1 new item in your inventory" it read. I scream with joy for this is the first gift anyone has ever sent me. I open it and see the game "Takedown Red Sabre" with the message saying "Hey man, this is the greatest game ever on stream. Graphics are high quality, gameplay is realistic, and the AI is the best! Enjoy!" - my ex-friend. I click install and the game only took 5 seconds to download because it was only 25mbs in size. I launch the game and this...is my story.

The first thing I had done was click on the graphics options ( so I can disable certain settings because at the time, I had a DELL Inspirion, the greatest laptop NA ) and configure it to my liking until my friend messages me saying "Just max out the settings, you can handle it" I get a bit confused for my PC at the time wasn't the greatest but I just simply followed his orders and started the game. The first thing I had noticed was that the graphics were the worst thing I had ever seen in my life. Poor player models, lame effects, and dirty textures. I thought to myself "Well maybe this game is in beta????" ... I was wrong. I start to move around and I noticed that my AI teammates were braindead. They never followed me when ever I gave them the order to, they never shot until I was killed, and best of all they never even bothered giving me intel on where the enemy had been. So I simply walk by my self down the flight of stairs until I see an enemy. He startled me so I fired... I missed and at that moment, I knew I had ♥♥♥♥ed up. He slowly turns to look at me and then he fires once at my leg. My player stutters then collapses to a fatal position.... He was dead. I scratch my head and wonder exactly what in the actually ♥♥♥♥ just happened. The game is so ♥♥♥♥, that every single weapon kills you in 1 BULLET. No matter where you are shot, the bullet will just kill you. I started to rage so I quit the game at 0.5 hrs completed.

This will be a game, I will never play ever again. Please, I beg of you, do not buy this game under any circumstances.
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340 of 375 people (91%) found this review helpful
68 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 3, 2014
Do you like ultra hardcore realistic tactical shooters that border on masochistic, giving you the ability to pretend you're a military genius capable of clearing an entire room of enemies with a single bullet ricocheting off walls?

Don't get this game, buggy, unresponsive and downright crap. The AI is barely functional and has the incredible ability to spot and kill you through walls. Constantly. Moving a single step even crouched can alert an entire map to your position. Endlessly trawling through dull, drab environments looking for the solitary last enemy alive only to be sniped with a pistol through several brick walls across the map IS NOT FUN. Dropping an Action Man in to a blender and recording it in Slow-Motion is definitely more fun than this. Save your £3.99 for anything else.*

*Not literally anything.
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766 of 894 people (86%) found this review helpful
601 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 16, 2014
Getting it for free is a terrible deal, you should be paid to play this piece of crap!

Gameplay: -10/10
Utterly unplayable, developers have never even played an FPS title.

Graphics: -5/10
Counter-Strike 1.6 looks ten times better.

Audio: 0/10
They recorded the audio using a 10$ mic in their basement!

Story: 0/10
Non-existent

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